Obama votes early

Obama votes early

CHICAGO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama, in the midst of a 48-hour, cross-country campaigning marathon, detoured to Chicago Thursday to participate in early voting.

Museum to reopen Roosevelt memorial

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The American Museum of Natural History in New York says it will reopen its Theodore Roosevelt Memorial in time for the 26th president's 154th birthday Oct. 27.
Reagan's 100th birthday observed worldwide

Reagan's 100th birthday observed worldwide

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The 100th anniversary of the birth of Ronald Reagan, the "folklore president," will be observed in London, Krakow and the United States, observers say.
Obama emulating Kennedy speech at DNC

Obama emulating Kennedy speech at DNC

DENVER, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., is trying to invoke the passion of President John F. Kennedy for his Democratic National Convention speech, officials say.

Reagan's diaries published for 'history'

LOS ANGELES, June 1 (UPI) -- Former first lady Nancy Reagan said she published her late husband's diaries so readers could learn more about the former U.S. president.

Mailer: Times book critic a 'kamikaze'

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Literary legend Norman Mailer has gotten himself embroiled in a nasty public squabble with New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani.

Book lovers flock to National Mall

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Some 85,000 people jammed the National Book Festival in Washington Saturday for book signings by some of the nation's top writers.

Historian says Kerry comments misconstrued

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Historian Douglas Brinkley said Friday that comments he made suggesting John F. Kerry was not the war hero people thought had been misconstrued.

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Sept. 11: Cheney the iceman

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Sept. 11) In many ways, Sept. 11 was the moment for which Vice President Dick Cheney had been training for all his professional life, and history may show that he was precisely the right man, at the right place, at the rig